Posts Tagged: lambing

The key to a successful lambing

A successful lambing requires both healthy ewes and healthy lambs! Strong, fit lambs are produced from ewes that have been well looked after ahead of lambing and have been free from diseases and problems. How do I know if my ewes are fit for lambing? Ewes should be in the correct body condition score at… Read more »

Virtual Lambing Workshop: Part 3 – Post lambing management

Ewe and twin lambs

Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2021 lambing season with our virtual lambing workshops. Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques. Throughout the workshop you will have the opportunity to ask the vets any questions that… Read more »

Virtual Lambing Workshop: Part 2 – Lambing time

Ewe and twin lambs

Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2021 lambing season with our virtual lambing workshops. Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques. Throughout the workshop you will have the opportunity to ask the vets any questions that… Read more »

Virtual Lambing Workshop: Part 1 – Preparing for lambing

Ewe and twin lambs

Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2021 lambing season with our virtual lambing workshops. Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques. Throughout the workshop you will have the opportunity to ask the vets any questions that… Read more »

Practical Lambing Workshop | Sevenoaks

Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2020 lambing season. Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques. Saturday 29th February at 10am – 2pm Westpoint Farm Vets, Park Farm Stables, Park Farm, Brasted, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16… Read more »

Diseases of Lambing | Ashbourne

Join Westpoint Ashbourne for a FREE sheep health meeting. Vet Melissa Bexon will cover diseases of in-lamb ewes and neonatal lambs. Date: Monday 17th February at 7.30pm Venue: The Red Lion, Main Street, Hollington, DE6 3AG Please call 01335 361420 to book your place or email ashbourne@westpointfarmvets.co.uk Food will be provided so please do make… Read more »

Practical Lambing Workshop | Winchester

Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2020 lambing season. Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques. Saturday 15th February at 11.00am-2.00pm Westpoint Farm Vets, Unit 1, Bridgets Farm, Bridgets Lane, Martyr Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1ARwwi… Read more »

Practical Lambing Workshop | Ashford

Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2020 lambing season. Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques. Saturday 8th February at 11.00am-3.00pm Westpoint Farm Vets, Unit 11 St Johns Court, Foster Road, Ashford, TN24 0SJ The workshop… Read more »

Every Lamb Counts! | Ashford

Reducing antibiotic usage at lambing time and maximising survivability. This FREE meeting will focus on preventing infectious disease at lambing time and maximising lamb survivability through colostrum management. This talk and discussion is ideal for shepherds from commercial sheep farms. Tuesday 4th February at 3.00-5.00pm Westpoint Ashford, Unit 11, St Johns Court, Sevington Business Park, Ashford Refreshments… Read more »